Diego Romero

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Why Grit Is More Important Than IQ When You're Trying To Become Successful

You attended the party of a long-time friend and ran into a lot of people from high school that you hadn’t seen in years. During chit-chat over appetizers and drinks, you could feel the friendly competition heating up.<p>While comparing career accomplishments, you were shocked to learn that the kid …

Self-improvement

11 Questions to Ask Every Day to Help Improve Your Life

Benjamin Franklin began and ended each day with a question: “What good shall I do this day?” in the morning, and “What good have I done this day?” in …

Self-improvement

The 9 best fantasy book series

There may have been a time when fantasy novels were the stuff of bookworms and nerds, but in the past 20 years, tales of witches, elves, magic, and …

Books

This 1 Morning Routine Saves Me 20 Hours a Week

The first 3 hours of your day are your most precious for maximized productivity.<p>The traditional 9-5 workday is poorly structured for high productivity. Perhaps when most work was physical labor it made sense, but not in the knowledge-working world we now live in.<p>Although this may seem obvious …

Time Management

The best trails of Grand Canyon’s North and South Rim you need to hike

The post The best trails of Grand Canyon’s North and South Rim you need to hike appeared first on http://thebesttravelplaces.comThe Grand Canyon is a …

January 2016

The Roman road from Istanbul to Rome that's still causing problems for the West, 2000 years on

Bettany Hughes travels the 'Via Egnatia', an old Roman road built between Italy and Istanbul and hears of the suffering of dispossessed migrants<p>It was his teeth that I noticed first. The quiet Syrian was the only one in the group who had a smattering of English, so he had been pushed forward to …

Time-Management Tips From 8 Self-Made Billionaires

There are 1,440 minutes in a day. Here's how the most successful people on the planet make the most of them.<p>When I first heard about Kevin Kruse's new book <i>15 Secrets Successful People Know About Time Management</i>, I was intrigued. In it, he interviews seven billionaires, 13 Olympic athletes, and 239 …

Time Management

4 Rituals That Will Make You Happy, According to Neuroscience

You get all kinds of happiness advice on the Internet from people who don’t know what they’re talking about. Don’t trust them.<p>Actually, don’t trust …

Self-improvement

A self-made millionaire studied 1,200 wealthy people and found they teach their kids something the rest of us don't

They continually self-educate; they avoid nostalgia, and they tend to embrace selfishness. Not surprisingly, they also have different opinions when it comes to parenting.<p>That's according to self-made millionaire Steve Siebold, who interviewed over 1,200 of the world's wealthiest people and compiled …

The insanely slow road to building a blog (and why most people give up)

Building a successful blog is <i>hard</i>. There’s a lot more to it than simply creating a blog and writing your first post. For starters, readers won’t show up just because you’re writing. You have to tell people about your work if you want them to care.<p>But a lot of what it takes to build a successful …

Three ways we will build the cities of the future from waste

From collecting aluminium once used in skyscrapers to building houses with self-healing cement and turning bottles into bricks<p>As the global population grows, it is also becoming more city-based with 70% expected to live in urban areas by 2050. It is a trend that has not escaped sci-fi in Hollywood, …

5 New Secrets to Achieving Your Goals, Backed By Research

Goal setting is one of the four techniques the military used to increase Navy SEAL passing rates from 25% to 33%. Studies have also shown it makes …

New York University

The Dalai Lama’s Daily Routine and Information Diet

“To understand the Dalai Lama … perhaps it’s most useful to see him as a doctor of the soul.”<p>I think a great deal about the difference between routine and ritual as a special case of our more general and generally trying quest for balance — ripped asunder by the contrary longings for control and …

America lost the Cold War: Russia, China and the new autocratic world order

<b>Ronald Reagan (AP)</b><p>The fall of the Berlin Wall was supposed to signal a paradigm shift. Twenty-six years later, democracy is flagging<p>John Feffer<p>May 27, 2015 8:45am (UTC)<p>This piece originally appeared on TomDispatch.<p>Imagine an alternative universe in which the two major Cold War superpowers evolved …

Political Science

31 Quotes To Inspire You To Live For Meaning Instead Of Money

Sumaiya Kabir<p>Writer Read full profile<p>Is money everything that you need to make you happy? This young generation, more famously known as the …

Motivation

How To Win Like PayPal Cofounder Peter Thiel: Six Of His Rules For Business Success

Peter Thiel cofounded internet payments pioneer PayPal and big data consultancy Palantir Technologies and was an early investor in Facebook, in which he once held a 10% stake.<p>Still a Facebook director, he is also president of hedge fund Clarium Capital, while his venture capital firms include …

Why shaking hands is still a big deal

Researchers find the gesture creates better cooperation and trust between humans - even when it is carried out by a robot<p>Shaking hands before negotiations results in a better deal for both parties - even when one is represented by a robot, a study has found.<p>The act of shaking hands at the start of …

How realistic is ultra-long-distance space travel? - podcast

Presented by Ian Sample and produced by Iain Chambers

Great Entrepreneurs Share These Six Traits - And Some May Surprise You

What does it take to be successful as an entrepreneur? It’s a frequently asked question. Common answers are passion, smarts, audacity—not to mention the ability to work 70-hour weeks with no end in sight.<p>However, there are other traits that can be just as advantageous but might not fit into our …

Ignorance Is Killing Our Earth

On Earth Day, the filmmaker behind the powerful environmental documentary Revolution explains just how dire the Earth’s sickness is—and how our …

National Parks Road Trip: Northern Rockies

Travel<p>Grand Teton > Yellowstone > Glacier<p><b>Gateway Airport:</b> Jackson, Wyoming<p>Explore the three crown jewels of the Northern Rockies on this tour spanning some of the continent’s most stunning alpine scenery and explosive geologic wonders. This trip takes you into the beating heart of wild America, …

National Parks

13 Things Successful 'Mad Men' Characters Do (and You Should Too)

The best drama on television for learning about the ups and downs of entrepreneurship is back for its final season.<p>This column is about <i>Mad Men</i>, but you don't have to watch the show to understand it (well, at least most of it).<p>As the show returns for its final half-season (set in 1970), I'm …

personaldevelopment

10 Tales About Incredibly Odd Writers

In the past, we’ve read about famous authors with shocking secrets and writers who take themselves too seriously. However, today we’re focusing on …

Books

Neil DeGrasse Tyson’s Genius Plan To Make Science A Hit On Late-Night TV

The scientist is taking his podcast and bringing it to TV, with the hopes of making the 11 p.m. slot a little more enlightening.<p>Neil deGrasse Tyson would like the world to know that Charlie Sheen is a science nerd.<p>I ask astrophysicist and world-famous science educator what not-yet-booked guest he’d …